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Artist Spotlight: Luther Vandross

October 21, 2022

This months Artist Spotlight is none other than the legendary Luther Vandross. Here a few things you may not know about the singer:

–  His album ‘Dance With My Father’ won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Song Of The Year, and the album also won for Best R&B Album.

– Did you know, in the 1970s Luther was a backing singer and advertising jingle vocalist? One of the artists he backed was Roberta Flack, and she encouraged him to start his own career. Encouraged, he recorded demos for ‘Never Too Much’ and ‘Sugar And Spice’.

– ‘Power of Love/Love Power’ was the biggest solo hit for Luther.